Cadillac Muzik releases new song ‘Spacecowboy’

From San Antonio, Texas, the artistic duo has been performing alternative Hip Hop music since 2010. There new release, “Spacecowboy” is a prime example of how they like to tease and cajole with their lyrics and hip-hop sound. The two artists Scott Campbell, also known as DaddyDvil and Beseja Moses, also referred to as CaddyMack […]

Law swoons with impressive vocals on “Controller”

This R&B music review features “Controller” by Law, a smooth addition to the music charts. For three minutes and seventeen seconds, you are lulled into a state of seduction by the vocalist and the hypnotic beat with tropical leanings that supports the song. Law’s voice is lyrical and sweet yet firm in her language because […]

King Oliver

King Oliver, born May 8th, 1885, was a prominent figure of the Jazz genre. By 1915, King Oliver was an established band leader which people would then deem him by “King” by this time. King Oliver a.k.a “King O” co-led a band with Kid Ory, who was a trombonist and this band was deemed NOLA’s […]

The Marvelettes

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Chantel Nicole releases sultry new song ‘Here I Am’

Chantel Nicole is a singer who can move. She’s a double threat with great control over her dance moves and “Here I Am” is a dance tune. If you’re not moving when that song is playing, you are unable to hear. It’s got all the ingredients of a Chantel began her career as a dancer […]

The History of Blues: Ma Rainey

Ma Rainey was the first popular stage singer to include authentic blues into her songs. She was deemed the Mother of Blues. Ma Rainey  was talented enough to perform during the first three decades of the 20th century and she was able to enjoy the mass popularity during the blues craze of the 1920s. Her […]

Transitional Gospel vs. New Gospel

Transitional gospel can be defined as ‘holiness-pentecostal-style’ music. This kind of gospel emerged in the 40s with artist like sister Rosetta Tharpe paving the way. Transitional gospel was influenced by the doctrines of the holiness movement, it was even common for church services to be filled with spirited congregational singing and even shouting. Transitional style […]

Rufus Releases New Single ‘One Eye Open’

In this R&B music review we look at UK-based Rufus (Rufus Mackay) who has released his debut single ‘One Eye Open’ which will be included on his soon to be released debut EP. The song opens with humming and sing-song elements after which it quickly rolls into a contagious rhythm that features trap elements and […]

Music Carolyn’s New ‘Choose Yourself’ EP

Link to the album (downloadable/streaming no login required) with lyrics. In a time in the world where we have all been more closed in than we are used to… having something to help take you away for a while has been almost invaluable. When it comes to escaping, nothing has been quite as powerful […]

Hot Stuff: Donna Summer

Donna Summer was know as the “queen of Disco” in her era due to her powerful vocals. Donna had a unique voice that carried her all the way to stardom. When she dropped the song “Love to Love you Baby” she was an instant sensation and a force to be reckoned with. Donna’s voice incorporated […]

Negro Spirituals

Negro spirituals were the most common form of expression and communication within the African community. These songs emerged in the 1800s during the time of slavery. These songs were a way to keep a connection between the community. After the enslaved peoples were forced to convert to Christianity, the created more of these spirituals to […]

How the Banjo Shaped White American Country Music

In modern day, most people think the Banjo is just related to white American people and country music only but that’s not the case. The evolution of the Banjo can be traced back as early as Egypt, which then it was under the name Banjar. The Banjo eventually made its way to Europe, specifically Ireland, which […]

Poem Post: Music Makes my Hips Sway

It came about in the Late 40s Very fast paced and sped up makes me feel like I’m being chased you can’t dance to this music no you must admire this music you close your eyes and you let your mind wander you hear the sax and the piano mesh together to make this vibrant […]

Mumble Rap: The New Wave or Just Lazy?

Mumble rap has slowly taken over the genre of rap by charting Billboard’s top 100s. Artist like lil Uzi, Kodak Black, and Young Thug have solidified these spots. This “new” genre stems from the  sub-genre we all know as Trap Rap. Mumble rap is considered to be mumble rap because it incorporates a certain style […]

Mike Lavi’s new single “Let You Go”

Mike Lavi is a 23-year-old singer out of Cincinnati, Ohio. His newest release, “Let You Go” is a fantastic blend of the old and the new with his Rap sounds laid over a background harmony of bee-bopping and doo-woping making the sound extremely new and unique. The thing you notice right off the bat is […]